IHIT identifies victim of Langley gas station shooting

May 17 2018, 7:43 pm

Homicide investigators have identified the victim of a shooting that took place at a Langley gas station on May 15.

IHIT has confirmed that 31-year-old Amanjot Singh Hans of Surrey was the victim of the homicide. Investigators believe his murder was targeted. 

IHIT continues to investigate the case and is currently working with Langley RCMP, the Integrated Forensic Identification Services, and the B.C. Coroners Service to further the investigation.

“We are releasing Mr. Hans’ name in an effort to determine his activities and who he may have had contact with prior to his death,” said Corporal Frank Jang of IHIT, in a release. “We urge anyone with information to please come forward.”

On May 15 at approximately 9 pm Langley RCMP were called to the Chevron Gas Station located near Highway One at the 232nd Street offramp for a report of shots fired.

Investigators are seeking dash cam video from drivers who were travelling along 72 Avenue between 232 Street and Highway 10 at around 8 pm to 9:30 pm on the evening of May 15, 2018.

Investigators would also like to speak with anyone who has information about a dark-coloured Dodge pickup truck that was found burning in the 8300-block of 196 Street in Langley at about 9:20 pm on the same evening.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation can call the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at [email protected] Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers by phone at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).